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Local Leaders, Students Discuss Civics At New Rochelle Forum

A panel of local leaders and student presenters took part in the recent #‎DemocracyIsNotASpectatorSport civics forum at New Rochelle High School.
A panel of local leaders and student presenters took part in the recent #‎DemocracyIsNotASpectatorSport civics forum at New Rochelle High School. Photo Credit: Provided
More than 100 government and microeconomics students take part in the recent #‎DemocracyIsNotASpectatorSport civics forum at New Rochelle High School.
More than 100 government and microeconomics students take part in the recent #‎DemocracyIsNotASpectatorSport civics forum at New Rochelle High School. Photo Credit: Provided
A student presenter addresses the panel at the Dec. 11 civics forum at New Rochelle High School.
A student presenter addresses the panel at the Dec. 11 civics forum at New Rochelle High School. Photo Credit: Provided
New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and Dr. Clair Kramer Mills, assistant vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, were among local leaders on the forum's panel.
New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson and Dr. Clair Kramer Mills, assistant vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, were among local leaders on the forum's panel. Photo Credit: Provided

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- More than 100 local students took part in a recent civics symposium sponsored by the The New Rochelle Fund for Educational Excellence.

The high school seniors, who are taking government and macroeconomics classes, prepared questions and took part in a panel discussion with local leaders at the Dec. 11 event.

On the ‪#‎DemocracyIsNotASpectatorSport panel were: Timothy Idoni, Westchester County clerk; Noam Bramson, New Rochelle’s mayor; Alex Eodice, a professor at Iona College; Errol Louis, the host of NY1’s Inside City Hall and a CNN contributor; Dr. Clair Kramer Mills, assistant vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and state Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins.

Student presenters were: Naomi Lambert, Rebecca Meisler, Adam Landy, Gerry Chikoti, and William Kann.

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